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My firefox does not save passwords

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I c… (read more)

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I close down the laptop and re start it the next time I want to use it and go to firefox, none of the paswords I had thought I'd saved previously are there. This is very frustrating as I have a lot of places I visit which I had, in previous times using an earlier version of firefox, saved passwords which populated the correct places. I am no techie so really don't understand what has happened. Every time I want to get onto even my email, I have to leaf through my black book to find the necessary password and do it all manually.

Please can anyone help?

Asked by Johnone 55 minutes ago

Last reply by zft79823 17 minutes ago

Amazon Not Working as of this morning

Suddenly Amazon windows are not displaying correctly. Products are shown linearly down the page and very widely spaced vs the products shown in side by side boxes effici… (read more)

Suddenly Amazon windows are not displaying correctly. Products are shown linearly down the page and very widely spaced vs the products shown in side by side boxes efficiently using the screen. The pages are displayed correctly when I using Microsoft Edge. I have provided a screenshot of Firefox and ME. How can I correct this? thank you

Asked by rkruz3 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Firefox hogging hard drive space with temp files (cubeb-shm...input/output)

I've discovered that in my Users/UserName/AppData/Local/Temp folder, there are thousands of files eating up space with name "cubeb-shm-#####-#####-input" and "cubeb-shm-#… (read more)

I've discovered that in my Users/UserName/AppData/Local/Temp folder, there are thousands of files eating up space with name "cubeb-shm-#####-#####-input" and "cubeb-shm-#####-#####-output", where "#####-#####" is a 10 digit number seperated by a hyphen.

I did a basic google search for these filenames and found several articles that talk about how firefox uses these, and normally creates and then deletes them, so there should only ever be one of each (input/output) file at a time. For some reason, I have thousands of these files, and they are eating up hundreds of Gb's of space on my hard drive. I only discovered this because my computer notified me I was running out of space. I manually deleted them, but I don't want to have to do this regularly, since it seems it's not expected behavior for Firefox.

I'm running the 64 bit version of Firefox 85.0.2, and there are no new updates available at the time of this writing. I'm really hoping someone can help me figure out how to get Firefox to appropriately manage these files. Help me Firefox community! You're my only hope!

Asked by stevekay83 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Malware! My Facebook & Google accounts, have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words "appear", messages get "sent" before I even press "send". Often the document is still in edit mode!

bold textMalware! My Facebook & Google accounts, (have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words just "appear", the mes… (read more)

bold textMalware! My Facebook & Google accounts, (have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words just "appear", the messages get sent before I even press "send". Often the document is still in edit mode! When I do "send", I find that multiple duplicates were sent! What happened & what can I do about it?? Page frames flicker then realign. I don't trust fb anymore & What should I do? Both fb & google!! Google has most of my passwords! I've been watching it all degrade. Is the "Droid" Malware is suspected of anything.

Asked by KenBowler 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 22 hours ago

Open Internet shortcut in private window

How do I make an internet shortcut open in a New Private Window versus the regular default window? I am using FF 89.0.1 (64-bit) Home Edition on a Windows 10 64-bit PC. T… (read more)

How do I make an internet shortcut open in a New Private Window versus the regular default window?

I am using FF 89.0.1 (64-bit) Home Edition on a Windows 10 64-bit PC.

Thank you.

Asked by usernametake 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 22 hours ago

Notifications

I keep getting the following "Notification" with email (xfinity) -- "Add 'connect.xfinity.com' as an application for mailto links?" -- but dozens of times. How do I block… (read more)

I keep getting the following "Notification" with email (xfinity) -- "Add 'connect.xfinity.com' as an application for mailto links?" -- but dozens of times. How do I block it? I have no problems with email, this notification is not relevant to me and annoying.

Asked by jayw01fiii 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Changes to my home page and bookmarks

My homepage now has two toolbars at the top of the page and I can't remove the second - it says Guardian news etc. etc. The layout of bookmarks has also changed - no colo… (read more)

My homepage now has two toolbars at the top of the page and I can't remove the second - it says Guardian news etc. etc. The layout of bookmarks has also changed - no colour on the folders (not a huge problem) but the spacing between entries is larger which makes it hard to access the entire list. Can anyone help please?

Asked by ra.james@btinternet.com 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Browser session keeps going back a page. Using 89.0 version.

New to firefox and spending to much time on the error. My browser session keeps going back to the same page. This happens even when I select something on that page. I sh… (read more)

New to firefox and spending to much time on the error. My browser session keeps going back to the same page. This happens even when I select something on that page.

I should not have to spend time on the junk. I am stressed and will not spend any more time unless there is a quick fix.

Thanks for any help. Rdh

Asked by rdh2981 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Typing 'google' for any reason causes a new tab to open up automatically.

Whenever I type the word 'google' for any reason, even when composing an email, Firefox automatically opens up a new tab. Google is my home page so the new tab that opens… (read more)

Whenever I type the word 'google' for any reason, even when composing an email, Firefox automatically opens up a new tab. Google is my home page so the new tab that opens shows the google main search page. What I have to do is type goo gle and then insert the cursor before the 'gle' part and back space. How do I stop this, please?

Asked by keshjig 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Latest version adds extra space bookmarks and adds weather to task bar

The latest version adds space between bookmarks making my Bookmark Toolbar overflow down the right side way too large. Is there someway to make Bookmarks space like befor… (read more)

The latest version adds space between bookmarks making my Bookmark Toolbar overflow down the right side way too large. Is there someway to make Bookmarks space like before?

I now have a weather report on my often overcrowded task bar. How do i make it go away?

Jay

Asked by blondnblue54 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

How to submit feedback about Firefox

Yes, you read it right. I want to submit a feedback about the Firefox browser and it looks like it is not possible. When I go to the menu Help -> Submit Feedback optio… (read more)

Yes, you read it right. I want to submit a feedback about the Firefox browser and it looks like it is not possible.

When I go to the menu Help -> Submit Feedback option, it redirects me ti this site https://mozilla.crowdicity.com/ where you cannot submit any feedback, you can only submit ideas.

What the hell?

Asked by gyokzoli 3 days ago

Last reply by Rodney 2 days ago